Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Social Sciences Building (SOS), B2
3502 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
A Special Edition Halloween talk by Prof. Jessica Marglin
Why do some observant Jews refuse to celebrate (or let their children celebrate) Halloween? What are the religious roots of the holiday, and in what ways do they still shape the way we celebrate Halloween in American? And what are the Jewish traditions that most closely parallel Halloween?